Photonis Group is looking for a:
Purchasing Director M/V
The Purchasing Director will define, organize, support, implement and manage with his team the Photonis purchasing strategy in relationship with the product- and industrial strategy to support Photonis’ short and long term goals in Europe.
As the Purchasing Director, you define the organization, manage the team and are you in charge of developing and implementing the strategy to manage the complete supplier base that is used in our sites in France and in the Netherlands. You are responsible for the overall performance of this supplier base to actually deliver year on year cost reductions, minimised industrial and service risk, quality of delivery as well as capacity to accompany Photonis’ growth and development or industrial initiatives (development programs, make/buy transfers, second sourcing, etc.).
Therefore you will ensure the development in the organization of short and long term strategies from supplier identification, evaluation, co-selection with other Photonis stakeholders for projects, all the way to quoting, negotiation, contracting, supplier evaluation and supplier development. These strategies are implemented in support of the product and industrial strategies of the Photonis group and in coordination with the Purchasing Project Managers and Procurement.
You acquire a deep market knowledge of goods and services needed in order to minimize risks for Photonis’ strategy while optimizing price, quality, delivery time and payment conditions.
You will work closely and engage constructively with the different colleagues across our company: Supply Chain, Quality, R&D, Planning, Manufacturing and Legal. You will be part of the Operations Steering Group and will report to the acting COO .
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Interpersonal skills and ability to engage and communicate with internal and external stakeholders at senior levels
- Critical thinker with strategic perspective and results oriented mind-set
- Experience with key service suppliers and ability to develop beneficial relationships
- Strong negotiation skills
- Management Experience
- ERP (Enterprise Resource Program) knowledge and MRP (Materials Resource Planning)
- Knowledge of Process Improvement Tools and Processes (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma)
Send your CV and motivation to email@example.com attn. Gina Maring (Manager HR). If you have questions related to the procedure you can contact Gina Maring (+31 (0) 505 01 82 71). Questions related to the job can be directed to Fred Lalkens, Purchasing Director Interim (+31 (0) 505 01 83 55).
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This vacancy will be posted internal and external at the same time.